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Digitization Intern

Posted by: Stephen Houser

Posted date: 2018-Apr-05

Location: Twin Lakes Library System

The Twin Lakes Library System in Milledgeville, Georgia seeks highly-motivated, responsible applicants for a summer Digitization Internship fieldwork opportunity. This is a part-time, paid summer internship opportunity lasting from May-July 2018, for a total of 200 hours of work.

Intern work shall be conducted onsite at either the Twin Lakes Library System in Milledgeville, Georgia, or at the Georgia Public Library Service offices in Atlanta, Georgia, as determined by the project needs and students location.

The Digitization Intern will:
Research the provenance of a historic journal relating to Central State Hospital;
Research any privacy restrictions and possibilities for redaction if required;
Scan images from the original document;
Edit images and perform quality control checks;
Record descriptive metadata and create a detailed record for the item;
Hand key transcription for full-text searchability, including script handwriting;
Create press releases and other promotional material;
Assist staff of the Twin Lakes Library System in designing and implementing public programs related to the themes and content of the digitized collection;
Prepare a report of work completed, including any reproducible training materials, and the completion of any work required by Clayton State for course credit.
Job Title Digitization Intern
Start Date 05/31/2018
Library/Institution Name Twin Lakes Library System
Salary $10/hour for up to 200 hours, without benefits
Certification Required? No
City Milledgeville
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Part-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Public
Qualifications The successful candidate will have a demonstrated desire to work with archival materials, will possess excellent communication skills, be detail-oriented, able to work independently, have fine manual dexterity, strong written and verbal communication skills, and strong experience using Windows-based applications.
Application Instructions TO APPLY

Application Deadline
For best consideration, applications should be received by
May 5, 2018
Position considered open until filled. Candidates must pass a criminal
background check. Please submit a completed application, cover
letter and resume to:
Twin Lakes Library System
151 South Jefferson St.
Milledgeville, GA

Twin Lakes Library System is an equal opportunity employer and
does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or
ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or
belief, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam
Era, or citizenship status (except those special circumstances
permitted or mandated by law).
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Special Notes The Summer Digitization Internship program is a partnership between the Twin Lakes Library System, Georgia HomePLACE, and the Masters of Archival Science program at Clayton State University.

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